Your good life

 

Joining 

THE PIE SHOP

Means instantly buying into a successful business.

A business that challenges the leading fast food restaurants at a significantly lower start up cost. 

 

The moment you sit in one of our plush booths and watch our beautiful pies being made, you know you are in a special place.

A destination customers love and return to again and again, as the queues out the door confirm. 

But don't just take our word for it read our Google reviews

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The Hemingway'

In July of 2018 the Hemingway family opened the now famous ‘The Pie Shop’.  Their welcoming style, service and highly acclaimed pies, instantly made The Pie Shop an iconic brand and runaway success. 
 

Every day people thank us for creating something honest, with quality and character, and because of all this, business is booming.

So who are we looking for to join us?

Our good story?

 

Your good qualities

 
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YOU APPRECIATE GOOD FOOD


You don't have to be an expert but you do need to enjoy good food. Our excellent food preperation and hygene systems and training will ensure you and your team deliver consistantly great products so you can maintain high sales and success.




A HARDWORKING DEDICATED ATTITUDE


The business, is a proven formula and requires the continual attention of the franchisee.




THE ABILITY TO CONNECT AND RELATE


We have a loyal customer base and it is our duty to cater to their needs. Building and maintaining a strong customer service connection is a primary focus.




ORGANISATIONAL & MANAGEMENT SKILLS


These are a necessity – for the daily running of the store and for dealing with staff and organising rosters.




FLAIR & CHARACTER


There are 3 reasons people return again and again to The Pie Shop. One of those reasons is the way they are welcomed and engaged with. ‘Friendly and intelligent staff’. You need to be that reason.




BASIC ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE


To be able to run your own business, a franchisee will ideally have some understanding of financial planning and control. If you don't have them we can help you grow these skills




YOU HAVE CHARACTER


We believe in classic, not fashion. Fashions come and go, classic remains. Whether it's fashionable social ideas, or trends, we stand for truth, beauty, freedom and love. Where we value family first Where our words matter and our actions speak louder. This is reflected in everything we make and in the way we treat every God made person who walks through our doors. By character we mean that you recognise you have the power to effect people for good and you want to use that power well.





Our good qualities

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YOU APPRECIATE GOOD FOOD


You don't have to be an expert but you do need to enjoy good food. Our excellent food preperation and hygene systems and training will ensure you and your team deliver consistantly great products so you can maintain high sales and success.




A HARDWORKING DEDICATED ATTITUDE


The business, is a proven formula and requires the continual attention of the franchisee.




THE ABILITY TO CONNECT AND RELATE


We have a loyal customer base and it is our duty to cater to their needs. Building and maintaining a strong customer service connection is a primary focus.




ORGANISATIONAL & MANAGEMENT SKILLS


These are a necessity – for the daily running of the store and for dealing with staff and organising rosters.




FLAIR & CHARACTER


There are 3 reasons people return again and again to The Pie Shop. One of those reasons is the way they are welcomed and engaged with. ‘Friendly and intelligent staff’. You need to be that reason.




BASIC ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE


To be able to run your own business, a franchisee will ideally have some understanding of financial planning and control. If you don't have them we can help you grow these skills




YOU HAVE CHARACTER


We believe in classic, not fashion. Fashions come and go, classic remains. Whether it's fashionable social ideas, or trends, we stand for truth, beauty, freedom and love. Where we value family first Where our words matter and our actions speak louder. This is reflected in everything we make and in the way we treat every God made person who walks through our doors. By character we mean that you recognise you have the power to effect people for good and you want to use that power well.





The process

01

INTRODUCTIONS
Use the apply form 
at the bottom of this

page to introduce 

yourself

02

MEET

We’ll invite you for a two day trial so you see if The Pie Shop is the business you want to own

03

FORMAL

If we’re both ready, it’s a credit check and formal interview, then together we’ll review your financials and cash flow position to operate your business succesfully

04

BUILD

Together we’ll select the location and build your new shop as you start your (up to) 12 weeks of thorough training at our flagship shop

05

LAUNCH

The big day! Together we’ll open your brand new ‘The Pie Shop’ with your local community and stand with you as you grow your business

 

Some numbers

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BUILD A SHOP?


Costs depend on a number of elements including the location, the shop model, expected volumes to name a few. The average location costs range from $280,000 - $580,000+




HOW MUCH MONEY DO I NEED?


You will need 50% of the in-going capital in unencumbered funds, however, finding the right person is more important than funding so we will consider all applicants on a case-by-case basis




WHAT DO THESE COSTS COVER


It includes a fully fitted-out store and equipment, training, manuals and initial franchise fee but excludes GST




HOW MUCH IS THE ROYALTY FEE?


Each location pays 7% of net turnover, calculated and paid weekly




HOW MUCH IS MY MARKETING CONTRIBUTION?


Each location pays 3% of net turnover, calculated and paid weekly




CAN I INVEST UNDER MANAGEMENT?


The Pie Shop is a hands on business, you need to be there to run and understand your business. However we are looking for multi franchise partners too, so if you possess the skills or have an investment partner to work with you we can talk about this.




HOW LONG IS THE TRAINING?


Training takes place in our flagship Auckland location and runs for 12 weeks.




HOW MUCH WILL I MAKE?


We expect our franchisees success to be on par with the leading fast food restaurants, yet at a considerably lower entry cost. We’ll talk about this with you during the selection process and are sure we'll have you smiling.




HOW LONG DOES THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT LAST?


Agreements last 10 years with a right of renewal based on performance for a further 10 years




ARE YOU READY TO START THE PROCESS OF APPLYING?


If you’ve read through all the information here, click the apply button below and let’s start talking.